Area Attractions

Located in Riverhead's downtown district, we offer easy access to some of the best things to do in Long Island such as shopping, dining, city excursions, and beach activities. Explore the famous attractions in East End before relaxing in our spacious rooms and suites. Whether you want to explore the nearby North Fork wineries and Hampton beaches or enjoy our various on-site recreational and leisure activities, our Long Island hotel will keep you busy during your stay.

Hyatt Place Long Island/East End

451 East Main Street
Riverhead, New York, United States, 11901



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​Local Attractions

Long Island Aquarium

Located just next door to Hyatt Place Long Island/East End, Long Island Aquarium features one of the largest all-living coral reef displays in this hemisphere, a 120,000-gallon shark tank, year-round sea lion shows, numerous touch tanks, and more than 100 exhibits and interactive experiences, including Butterflies, Bugs, & Bees, Shark Dive, Penguin Encounter, Sea Lion Encounter, Pirate Snorkel Adventure, Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat, and more.

Suffolk Theater

The Suffolk Theater provides diverse programming for all ages, from live entertainment, music and plays to movies and catered affairs. Programming onstage at the Suffolk Theater will range from Country to Comedy - from Classical to Contemporary; the very best touring artists available.

Tanger Outlets

This retail outlet center offers deals and discounts on some of the world’s top brands, including American Eagle, Adidas, Banana Republic, ASICS, Calvin Klein, and Champion. Tanger Outlets also hosts member’s exclusive sales events and features popular eateries and snack shops like Mediterranean Kitchen, and Lindt Chocolate.

Long Island Railroad

Stretching from Manhattan to the eastern tip of Long Island in Suffolk County, the Long Island Railroad is one of the busiest commuter railroads in the country. With more than 124 stations, the LIRR connects more than 700 miles of track and runs year-round, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Local Food + Drink

Jerry & The Mermaid

Enjoy scenic water views, where the river shimmers and the sunset dazzles while your food is prepared to perfection. Whether a quick lunch or a leisurely dinner, Jerry & The Mermaid will provide prompt, courteous service that is sure tp reel you back again and again.

The Preston House & Hotel

The Preston House & Hotel – Restaurant, features an upscale, yet approachable, dining and drink menu in an ambiance that’s at once cutting edge and historical. Serving farm seasonal, ingredient-driven, and flavorful fare, our restaurant takes a balanced and traditional approach to food, with innovative cocktails and an adventurous wine list completing our tasty options.

Insatiable EATS

This authentic Italian restaurant offers handmade fresh pasta crafted from local ingredients, traditional pizza made in exposed ovens, and a vast selection of wine from all over the world to pair with classic dishes. Order takeout in eco-friendly containers at this popular Long Island restaurant.

Local Outdoor Attractions

Riverhead Raceway

Located in Riverhead, New York, this popular raceway plays host to some of the country’s most popular series of pro racing events throughout the year. Families and racing enthusiasts alike can enjoy everything from NASCAR to monster truck rallies, to the Super Sunday Enduro Series.

Ponquogue Beach

This beach has some awesome sand and great views of the ocean, amazing sunsets and equally beautiful full moon and stars view at night too! Multiple parking areas and one central area with spaces for bikes and electric cars. There are lifeguards and a hot & cold food shack with shower and bathroom facilities which were all rebuilt in 2020 and look beautiful. People often ask if non-residents can go to Ponquogue beach? The answer is that currently it is indeed possible provided that a non-resident daily permit is purchased at a rate of $30 per day.

Indian Island County Park

Spanning more than 275 acres, this park resides at the mouth of the Peconic River and offers a range of activities and recreation for the public, from fishing to hiking to camping, and bird watching. The island is now connected to the mainland by a causeway of white sands, giving everyone easy access to this picturesque park.

Splish Splash

Voted one of the Best Waterparks in America by the Travel Channel! Splish Splash has 96 exciting acres of total fun for the whole family. Everywhere you turn, you discover another one-of-a-kind water attraction. Year after year, families come here for a summer like no other.

Long Island Canoe and Kayak Rentals at Treasure Cove Resort Marina

Looking for fun on the forks? Spend a few hours – or an entire day – discovering the natural beauty of Long Island’s local waterways. Ideally located on the picturesque Peconic River, Long Island Canoe Kayak Rentals, part of Treasure Cove Resort Marina, features in-season canoe, kayak, stand up paddle board, fishing pole, electric tour board, and bicycle rentals. Seasonal guided tours also offered.

Long Island North Fork Wineries

Raphael Vineyard

Inspired by Italian monasteries, and boasting incredible Mediterranean-style architecture, this winery showcases some of the region’s best varietals. Explore the flavors of the North Fork terroir, backed by a dedicated and experienced winemaking team that focuses on sustainable winemaking methods.

Baiting Hollow Farm

Located in the heart of Wine Country along the North Fork of Long Island, this vineyard offers up a rich history that dates all the way back to the 1800s. Take a tour and taste its award-winning wines or try its seasonal ciders and craft beers. Enjoy the live music and food trucks on hand seasonally.


With roots in Mexico, this winery is steeped in family tradition and brings a new and innovative approach to winemaking in the North Fork Region. Browse its unique varietals, learn about the winery’s sustainable growing practices, and shop for a bottle, or two, or three.

Terra Vita Vineyard

This North Fork winery and vineyard utilizes estate-grown, handpicked grapes for its unique wines. Set on three sprawling acres, its vineyard has been hand-tended for more than two decades, and features everything from Sauvignon Blanc to Cabernet, to Merlot.

Conveniently Located Near

Suffolk County Supreme Court

Located minutes away from the hotel, you can find the Suffolk County Supreme Court, in Riverhead and Central Islip. Most civil matters for the supreme court are heard in its Riverhead location while marriage proceedings and guardianship hearings are heard in the court’s Central Islip location.

Peconic Bay Medical Center

This four-star medical center in Eastern Suffolk is home to the region’s finest doctors and medical personnel. Whether visiting a patient or scheduling a procedure, guests staying at Hyatt Place Long Island / East End are just minutes away from this esteemed medical center.

Suffolk County Community College

For those looking to tour the Suffolk County Community College, or for family visiting a student or attending a graduation, our hotel is located just minutes away from the campus. Founded in 1959, this college has excelled in fostering and furthering academics in a variety of areas for decades.